Healthcare is a hot topic right now. It’s making headlines for the policy changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act, doctor shortages around the country and the myriad ways new technology can impact the field.
But did you realize how much the healthcare industry is booming? Did you have any idea that experts at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project around 400,000 new jobs to become available every year until 2023?
One of the fastest growing jobs in the healthcare field is that of a medical assistant. In fact, that particular occupation is expected to grow by more than 29 percent through 2020, according to O*Net. And perhaps the best part – it’s a career you can launch in under 2 years.
If you are interested in finding out more about this booming career path, tune in to Rasmussen College’s October career chat on Careers in Medical Assisting on Oct. 24 from 12-12:45 p.m. CST.
Hear more from experts in the field of medical assisting
Whether you’re still considering a career in medical assisting (MA) or you are already enrolled in school, our career chat experts can provide you with a valuable window into all the “need-to-knows” of the job.
Alisa Tuquilar, a medical assistant at Minnesota Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endocrinology PA (MCOME), will discuss what it really takes to be a medical assistant today.
Tuquilar will be joined by Rasmussen College career experts:
- Tamryn Hennessy, national director of career services
- Joclyn Rung, career services advisor
- Katy Katz, inbound marketing specialist and in-house career insights data researcher
Join the medical assisting career chat
Rasmussen College’s Career’s in Medical Assisting career chat will cover all of the questions that you may have about this exciting healthcare career – whether you are just starting out in your search or want to polish off the last details of your resume.
Who: Rasmussen College career experts and special guest Alisa Tuquilar
What: Experts will discuss the medical assisting skills you need to be sure you stand out to potential employers. We’ll also teach you about formatting your resume, a typical day on the job as a medical assistant and some inside info on how to advance your career. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions through Rasmussen College’s Google+, Twitter and Facebook pages using #CareerChat.
When: Oct. 24, 12-12:45 p.m. CST
Where: The Careers in in Medical Assisting career chat will take place via Google+ Hangouts on Air as well as be available via archive after the show.
Be sure to add this career chat to your calendar so that you don’t miss all of the valuable tips on a career in medical assisting!